Some reflections on the collapse of Carillion

Some reflections on the collapse of Carillion

In my dual capacity as an ADR practitioner and engineer, I have taken a particular interest in the events surrounding the Carillion collapse. I strongly suspect that the full ramifications of this event have yet to reveal themselves, hence me offering some initial...
Mediation and Human Stupidity Compromise

Mediation and Human Stupidity Compromise

Many years ago, and a long time before I became interested in mediation, a friend gave me the fine essay “The Basic Laws of Human Stupidity” by the Italian economic historian Carlo Maria Cipolla (1922-2000). I warmly recommend it: witty, short, to the point and very...